senate Bill S5841A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of labor to study and issue a report on the workforce guidance and information for women policy

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2014 print number 5841a
amend and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2013 referred to labor
Jun 20, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1521
Jun 17, 2013 referred to rules

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S5841 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor

S5841 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of labor to study and issue a report on the workforce guidance and information for women policy.

S5841 - Sponsor Memo

S5841 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5841

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT establishing the workforce guidance  and  information  for  women
  policy  study;  and  providing  for the repeal of such provisions upon
  expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The commissioner of the department of labor shall study and
issue  a  comprehensive report on the workforce guidance and information
for women policy enacted pursuant to chapter 284 of the laws of 2012.
  1. For the purposes of this section, the  term  "state  agency"  shall
refer  to any agency, department, bureau, commission, board, task force,
committee, public benefit corporation,  or  public  authority,  where  a
member is appointed by the governor.
  2.  Such  study  and report carried out pursuant to this section shall
address the following issues related to said policy:
  (a) what information has been provided with  respect  to  compensation
for jobs and careers which offer higher earning potential including jobs
that are traditionally dominated by men;
  (b)  how  the  counseling,  skills  development and training have been
enhanced with respect to encouraging both women and men to seek  employ-
ment in such jobs;
  (c)  have  referrals to employers offering such jobs been made and, if
available, provide statistics on the  number  of  women  who  have  been
referred as a result of this policy;
  (d)  how  information regarding the gender wage gap and specific self-
sufficiency rates for families living and working in an applicable local
labor market have enhanced the opportunities for women to obtain  higher
paying jobs and careers; and
  (e) any other information the department deems pertinent to include in
said report related to this policy.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11479-01-3

S5841A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor

S5841A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of labor to study and issue a report on the workforce guidance and information for women policy.

S5841A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5841A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5841--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Labor  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  establishing  the  workforce guidance and information for women
  policy study; and providing for the repeal  of  such  provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The commissioner of the department of labor shall study and
issue a comprehensive report on the workforce guidance  and  information
for women policy enacted pursuant to chapter 284 of the laws of 2012.
  1.  For  the  purposes  of this section, the term "state agency" shall
refer to any agency, department, bureau, commission, board, task  force,
committee,  public  benefit  corporation,  or  public authority, where a
member is appointed by the governor.
  2. Such study and report carried out pursuant to  this  section  shall
address the following issues related to said policy:
  (a)  what  information  has been provided with respect to compensation
for jobs and careers which offer higher earning potential including jobs
that are traditionally dominated by men;
  (b) how the counseling, skills  development  and  training  have  been
enhanced  with respect to encouraging both women and men to seek employ-
ment in such jobs;
  (c) have referrals to employers offering such jobs been made  and,  if
available,  provide  statistics  on  the  number  of women who have been
referred as a result of this policy;
  (d) how information regarding the gender wage gap and  specific  self-
sufficiency rates for families living and working in an applicable local

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11479-02-4

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